Hollywood star Will Smith was left in awe after watching a video of twins in Cebu showing off their beatboxing skills.
Will Smith, as we all know, is famous for being a great actor. He is recognized for films such as Independence Day (1996), Men in Black (1997), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), I am Legend (2007), Hancock (2008), Alladin (2019), and his latest released last year, Bad Boys for Life.
He has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards and has won four Grammy Awards. During the late 1980s, he achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince.
Despite his great success, he doesn’t stop recognizing other people and sharing the spotlight. One of the lucky ones he has acknowledged is the twins from Cebu. The two were seen in the video doing a cover of Martin Garrix’s hit Animals. It is through beatboxing.
In the video that Will posted on his Instagram account, he appreciated the raw talent of Jomar and Jake Canencia. It already garnered over 8 million views, as of now.
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The caption reads:
Before the internet, people would just be good at something like this and nobody would know — Tragedy! Shoutout Jomar & Jake this is spectacular.
He even tagged international the DJ icon and record producer himself, Martin Garrix. Hence, the “In the Name of Love” producer replied with laughter. There are also other notable names in the music industry who also praised the talent of the Canencia brothers. They include Questlove and Smith’s nephew, the rapper K Smith.
People on the internet also appreciated the beatboxing skills of the twins.
“Better than 90% of the music out right now,” one netizen said.
“Beautiful to watch. Talented people,” one Instagram user commented.
It is not far from reality that many celebrities from around the world will continue to recognize the talent of the Filipino people. So, let’s continue making each other proud and be know for great things and nothing else.
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